Carmanah Illuminates Public Park in Santiago, Chile

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA (February 23, 2010) - A public park in Santiago, Chile is lighting its pathways with EverGEN™ solar LED lights from Carmanah Technologies. Provided through Carmanah distributor Emelta S.A., the EverGEN units are installed around a walking path that runs throughout Juan Pablo II Park in the community of Las Condes in Santiago.

Chosen for their integrated form factor and proven performance, the EverGEN solar LED lights are providing park users with an increased sense of security along the walking path and are lengthening the number of hours the park can be used each day. As part of the manicured park environment, the aesthetic form factor of the EverGEN lights is also contributing to the overall look and feel of the central city green space.

"We knew Las Condes was looking to install solar LED lighting in the park and we felt strongly that the Carmanah EverGEN was the right solution," says Carlos Hornauer, Director for Emelta S.A. "Once our client saw the aesthetic design, the focused light output of the EverGEN and the strong reputation of Carmanah products, they agreed."

Without the need for trenching or electrical grid connections, the solar lights were installed quickly without disruption to the park environment. Featuring Dark-Sky friendly BetaLED fixtures, the lights will continue to provide an environmentally friendly solution that helps the city to reduce light pollution and their carbon footprint. Easily recognizable by the public as a sustainable lighting solution, the EverGEN solar LED lights also stand as a reminder of the community's commitment to eco-friendly infrastructure. 

"With increased attention on sustainable solutions, we are seeing a growing demand for solar LED lighting for outdoor applications," said Ted Lattimore, Carmanah CEO. "As was the case with this installation, Carmanah EverGEN solar LED lighting systems tend to stand out because of their aesthetics and their ability to meet light output requirements."

Carmanah EverGEN™ solar LED lights are available now from Carmanah Technologies. For more information on solar LED lighting, visit


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